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    NEW DETAILS: Nags Head police chief charged with simple assault, placed on leave

    Nags Head, N.C. – Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley has been placed on paid leave after being charged with simple assault during a domestic incident on Friday. Brinkley and his wife Rochelle were both charged. Deputies say Brinkley and his wife were fighting in their home early Friday morning. A 14-year-old who was home at the time called police. Rochelle told deputies that Kevin tried to choke her. Kevin said Rochelle threw a statue at him. Deputies did not […]

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    Warrant: Surry Co. Commonwealth’s Attorney, charged with DUI, given six field sobriety tests, “failed them completely.”

    James City County, Va. – Police arrested Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Gerald Glen Poindexter Saturday, charging him with driving under the influence. James City County Police say they were initially called around 3:40 p.m. for a car accident involving an intoxicated driver. The accident took place at the Jamestown Ferry Dock on the Surry side of the James River Ferry. Investigators report that Poindexter’s car struck a curb while loading onto the ferry.  Employees of the ferry tried to stop […]

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    Missing Ohio State football player found dead

    (CNN) – The rough sports he loved may have helped to do Kosta Karageorge in at age 22. He gained attention as a 6′-5″, 285-lb. Ohio State football defensive tackle, but he was also a wrestler. Police believe he shot himself but are still investigating. Near his body, which was found in a Dumpster, was a handgun. But Karageorge suffered from concussions, his mother said, and they weighed heavily on him in the last text message he sent her from […]

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    Three adults forced to find a place to stay after house fire in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – Three adults were displaced Sunday evening after a  fire damaged their home. The incident took place in the 1000 block of Cascade Boulevard at 7:36 p.m. Firefighters arrived to the scene at 7:41 p.m. to find heavy smoke coming from the one-story home. The fire was under control at 7:54 p.m. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. No injuries were reported and the three adults were able to secure alternate lodging arrangements.

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    Norfolk Police searching for a man who shot at police during traffic stop

    Norfolk, Va. – Around 1:30 p.m., Norfolk Police Department began searching for a man who fired a gun at police officers. The incident began with a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Harrell Avenue. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop after noticing a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. The driver of the vehicle got out and began running. The officers gave chase after him. The suspect then shot at officers as he was running from them. The […]

  • Update: 61 people will be displaced due to Suffolk apartment fire

    UPDATE: Officials have declared that the total number of residents that will be displaced by the apartment fire is 61. They may not be able to return until Dec. 1 as the city needs to re-inspect the property. Three panel boxes need to be replaced.  Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Fire and Rescue is currently  on the scene of a fire at Suffolk Towers apartment building on the 180 block of North Main Street in downtown Suffolk. The call came in […]

  • Two Hampton Roads communities conduct successful turkey drives

    Hampton Roads, Va. – It’s that time of year again! A time to gather with friends and loved ones to celebrate the things in life you appreciate the most. One way many families around the world carry out this tradition is by sitting around the table with a giant turkey feast. Two turkey drives were held today to provide the items for that joyous occasion: one in Chesapeake and another in Norfolk. For over 22 years, the Rose and Womble […]

  • 16-year-old boy organizes protest against Redskins team

    Sacramento, Ca. – A 16-year-old boy will be conducting a protest tomorrow at Levi’s Stadium in California during the Washington Redskins game against the San Francisco 49ers. His hope is to bring light to the negative stereotypes that the team’s logo reinforces for Native-Americans. Dahkota Brown says that at least five hundred others from across the nation will join him at the event. Watch as NewsChannel 3’s Dominic Brown brings you more on this story.

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    Ferguson waits: No decision this weekend

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — Anticipating a grand jury decision at any moment, more businesses boarded up their doors and windows and residents hunkered down in their homes on two of Ferguson’s main roads. On Saturday, the city learned it will have to wait a little more. The grand jury convened on Friday, but did not reach a decision, federal and local law enforcement officials told CNN. The spotlight is on Ferguson again because of predictions that the grand jury would […]

  • Portsmouth Police looking for suspects in early Sunday shooting

    Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man injured. The call came in at 2:13 a.m. Sunday morning for a man needing medical assistance for a gunshot wound. The incident occurred on the 1500 block of Portsmouth Blvd. Once they arrived on the scene, officers ascertained that the man was shot in the wrist. The man was transported by medic to Sentara Norfolk General with injuries that appeared to be non-life threatening. The suspect […]

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    Suffolk Police investigate accidental shooting

    Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Fire and Rescue responded to a report of an accidental shooting in a wooded area near the 500 block of Deer Run Court. Emergency dispatchers received the call at 4:42 p.m. A man was treated by first responders then airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General for non-life threatening injuries. The shooting is currently under investigation. Stay with NewsChannel 3 as we continue to bring you more on this developing story.

  • Norfolk Police investigate shooting on 10th Bay Street

    Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Police responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. of a man suffering from a gunshot wound on the 9600 block of 10th Bay Street. Upon arriving to the scene, police found a 35-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries. Neighbors told NewsChannel 3’s Darragh Copley they were surprised to learn about the shooting because none of them heard any gunshots last night. Detectives are […]

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